Agricultural sector dealt a blow as foot-and-mouth hits KwaZulu-Natal
Outbreak comes on top of avian flu in big centres
SA’s agricultural sector has been dealt another blow by the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in KwaZulu-Natal.
The agricultural sector is a crucial pillar of SA’s economy contributing about 3% to GDP and responsible for close to 900,000 jobs. The country exports roughly 49% of its agricultural products in value terms...